Russell Wang, DDS, MSD

Department of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Body Temperature Formed Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Titanium Implant Materials
  • Titanium-ceramic Interface
  • Development of Ti-ceramic Alloys
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biomechanical Behaviors of Implant Materials 


R. Wang, R. Kayacan, C. Küçükeşmen, Fan, JB . "Carbon nanotubes/poly-methyl methacrylate composite resins as denture base materials." In Carbon Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications. LM. Dai, R Naik, M Zhang Editors, Springer Publisher, ISBN: 978-3-319-22860-0.

R. Wang, J Tao, B Yu, L Dai. Characterization of multiwalled carbon nanotube-polymethyl methacrylate composite resins as denture base materials. J Prosthetic Dentistry, J Prosthet Dent. 2014 Apr;111(4):318-26. doi: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2013.07.017. Epub 2013 Dec 18.

R. Wang, G. Welsch. Evaluation of an experimental Ti-Co alloy for dental restorations. Journal of . Biomedical materials Research, Part B, Applied Biomaterials 2013,101(8):1419–1427.

K. Wang, H. Baskaran R. Wang, R. Jurevic. Effect of human beta-defensin-3 on head and neck cancer cell migration using micro-fabricated cell islands. Head & Neck Oncology 2012, 4:41-52. doi:10.1186/1758-3284-4-41

R. Wang, K. Wang, X. Wang. Effect of Fibers on Fracture Toughness at the Silicone/Acrylic Resin Interface for Implant-Retained Maxillofacial Prostheses. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry. 2011;5:32-40.

L Zou, MR De Guire, R. Wang. Effect of organic self-assembled monolayers on deposition and adhesion of hydroxyapatite coatings on titanium. International J. Materials. Research 2006;97:760-767.

Y Tang, Y Liu, R. Wang, MR De Guire. Particle growth and particle-surface interactions during low-temperature deposition of ceramic thin films. J. Solid State Ionics 2004;151:69-78.

U Sampathkumaran, R. Wang. MR De Guire. Hydroxyapatite coatings on titanium. Advanced Engineering Materials 2001;6:401-405.

U Sampathkumaran, R. Wang, MR De Guire. "Ceramic thin films on organic self-assembled monolayers: synthesis and mechanism of formation." in Mineralization in Natural and Synthetic Biominerals.  Li P, Calvert P, Kokubo eds. Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA, 2000, pp. 177-188.

R. Wang, G Welsch, O Monteiro. Silicon nitride coating on titanium to enable titanium-ceramic bonding. J of Biomedical Materials Research, 1999;46:262-270.


Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Toronto
Master of Science in Dentistry
Indiana University